Jo Ann Clements
July 6, 1957 – May 7, 2019
Jo Ann Clements, 61, of Mishawaka, passed away in her residence on Tuesday, May 7th. Joann was born on July 6, 1957 in Roswell, New Mexico. Joann worked in the local food industry for many years. On October 10, 2015 in Mishawaka she married Jesse W. Owens. Joann enjoyed singing karaoke, working puzzles, playing bingo, and loved to feed her squirrels. She also enjoyed trips to the area casinos. Four years ago she made up her mind that it wasn’t going to be all work and no play and decided to plan yearly cruises.
Joann is survived by her loving husband, Jesse W. Owens, her daughter, Mary E. Mayer of South Bend, her son, Glen M. (Jessica) Chaney of Elkhart. She was the proud grandmother of 14, and great-grandmother of 10. Joann is also survived by her mom and step-father, Mary and Robert Clark of Niles, Michigan, a brother, James Clark of Mishawaka, and her sister, Sandra Clements of South Bend. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Stevie, Bobby, and Eddie, along with a sister, Kathleen.
Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00PM until 6:30PM in the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka. A service celebrating Joann’s life will be held at 6:30PM in the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made in Joann’s name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 161 N. Clark St., Suite 3550, Chicago, Illinois 60601.